Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Monica Conyers and wife of Judiciary Chairman John Conyers has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bribery. She is free on personal bond awaiting sentencing. This is
only the latest criminal plea or conviction for the Detroit political establishment.
Monica Conyers has been a long controversial figure in the Detroit government. After her guilty plea, U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn simply said, “The defendant now stands convicted.” Conyers could face up to five years in prison.
Conyers has been a subject of the investigation in the Synagro Technologies bribery probe, here.
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